A GOP strategist and White House veteran warned that the latest round of job shuffling by President Donald Trump likely won’t make much difference.
He said new Chief of Staff John Kelly can bring “fear and discipline” to White House aides but that the much bigger issue is Trump himself.
“Will the general be able to control the worst impulses of the president?”
Later in the conversation, Schmidt called out Trump for his temperament.
“Clearly, we have a 71-year-old president of the United States who has the impulse control of a little child, who feels aggrieved, who’s resentful, who’s a constant victim,” said Schmidt, who was an adviser in the George W. Bush White House.
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